Persistent Spinal Headache After Removal of Intrathecal Drug
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The Intrathecal drug delivery system (IDDS) was first used in 1981 (Shiley pump, Norwood, MA) for the management of chronic malignant pain.It has since been used to manage pain from other nonmalignant conditions as well. Post dural puncture headache is one of the complications associated with IDDS placement.We present a patient with persistent spinal headache resulting from cerebrospinal fluid leak secondary to the removal of IDDS.The headache was refractory to conservative measures and eventually resolved with surgical management........

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4644312/
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